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Senior Staff Writer

Reorg

Reorg

Marketing & Communications
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Reorg

Reorg is a leading global provider of credit intelligence, data, and analytics. Since 2013, tens of thousands of professionals across hedge fund, investment banking, management consulting, and law firm verticals have come to rely on Reorg to make better, faster, and more confident decisions in pace with the fast-moving credit markets. For more information, visit: www.reorg.com

Working at Reorg

Reorg hires growth-minded innovators and trailblazers across the globe to drive our business and culture. Our core values – Action Oriented, Customer First Mindset, Effective Team Players, and Driven to Excel – define an organizational ethos that’s as high-performing as it is human. Among other perks, Reorg employees enjoy competitive health benefits, matched 401k and pension plans, PTO, generous parental leave, gym subsidies, educational reimbursements for career development, recognition programs, pet-friendly offices, and much more.

Role

We are looking for a Senior Staff Writer who will write breaking news stories on press releases, company announcements, and other public documents—with a strong emphasis on speed, accuracy, and clarity. This person will also monitor the day-to-day workflow of the Staff Writer team and work closely with the Senior Director, Global Editorial Operations. A background in writing about leveraged loans, bankruptcy, and high yield/restructuring is required.

The ideal candidate will have strong news judgment and the ability to understand complex material and distill it into plain language. They must be an excellent communicator, can learn and adapt to Reorg standards and processes quickly, and confidently push those standards/processes across the Editorial team. They must be able to work across different teams and regions as well as independently to ensure Reorg’s content is held to its editorial standards. They will work West Coast hours of 10am-7pm or East Coast hours of 1-10pm.

This role offers the opportunity to develop leadership skills by overseeing the daily workflow, training, and upskilling of Americas Staff Writers. It’s an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic New York-headquartered global organization, working with experienced financial journalists, analysts, and lawyers.

Responsibilities

  • Write breaking and in-depth news stories based on press releases, company announcements, and other public documents from multiple regions.
  • Monitor domestic press and feeds for key and topical developments, as well as wider industries and economies, to inform and broaden storytelling.
  • Implement and oversee best practices in aggregating third-party content and contributions to Reorg’s Credit Cloud tool.
  • Support experienced journalists, financial analysts, and lawyers in producing their articles.
  • Oversee daily workflow, training, and upskilling of Americas Staff Writers to ensure they meet team goals and KPIs.
  • Work with the Editorial Operations on iteration of features, AI tools, and other products. This means being able to quickly spot gaps and opportunities for improvements and confidently voice those ideas.
  • Gain deep knowledge of Reorg’s editorial standards, workflows, and processes, and be able to train others effectively.
  • Provide crossover support between regions when necessary in order to achieve 24/7 coverage.
  • Be all in on Reorg’s AI roadmap by writing earnings and other intel using our proprietary AI tool.
  • Quickly problem-solve when issues arise around daily workflow; be able to ask questions and triage.

Requirements

  • Top-notch news writing, news judgment, and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of leveraged loans, bankruptcy and high yield/restructurings.
  • Background in covering financial news and markets.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, delegate effectively, and track progress for team members within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills to clearly explain Reorg standards, processes, and best practices.
  • Able to work West Coast hours of 10am-7pm or East Coast hours of 1-10pm. This is key to a successful handover/overlap for 24/7 global coverage.
  • Change mindset and experience in helping to create a positive and collaborative team environment.
  • Experience (or willingness to develop) coaching and mentoring to guide team members, as well as coordinate relevant training as needed.
  • You may be required to cover shift work during the week, occasionally working earlier mornings or additional hours (with notice) to ensure we break news before our competitors.
  • Experience with AI tools, Monday.com, and/or other project management programs a plus

At Reorg, we consider a range of factors in connection with compensation decisions, including experience, skills, location, and our business needs and limitations. As a result, compensation may vary within and across similar roles and positions. Please note that the salary range information below is a good faith estimate for this position and actual compensation for any individual may fall outside this range if warranted by the circumstances applicable to that individual. If we identify a role that would be suitable for a broader range of skills and experience such that we would consider hiring at multiple levels then the range listed below may reflect that breadth.

The salary range estimate for this position is $85,000 - $100,000 plus an annual discretionary bonus.

The actual compensation will be at Reorg’s sole discretion and will be determined by the aforementioned and other relevant factors.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Reorg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse work environment where all individuals are valued, respected, and treated fairly. We believe that diversity enriches our workplace and enhances our ability to innovate and succeed.